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  • Helen Pyne-Timothy’s welcome message to the Fifth International Conference of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars attendees at Florida International University; she notes previous conferences at Wellesley (1988), the University of West Indies (1990), the upcoming conference in Curaçao, and calls for members to assist with the planning of future meetings. There is an account on The French Caribbean Divas by Brenda F. Berrian highlighting the musical contributions of women artists from the Francophone Caribbean, a tribute to Beryl Gilroy, recent book publications, and announcements.
  • This first newsletter initiative included a message from Helen Pyne Timothy regarding the initial growth of ACWWS and the 1996 conference hosted by Florida International University. There is also a MaComère update and a treasurer's report from Tanya R. Saunders.
  • Messages from President Carole Boyce Davies on the pressing goal of advancing the critical study and teaching of the works of Caribbean women writers and scholars with MaComère, the association's journal, Opal Palmer Adisa, on the importance of incorporating creative writers participation in the association and conference, Linda María Rodríguez Guglielmoni, on the Seventh International Conference of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars in Puerto Rico, and Publication editor, Jacqueline Brice-Finch, highlighting the second volume of MaComère. This newsletter also features writers' works and members' accomplishments.
  • A message from Opal Palmer Adisa asking ACWWS members to assist in acquiring more members for the organization and to share resources that might continue to help ACWWS expand. There is also a MaComère update, a budget report from Tanya R. Saunders, and an account of the 7th International Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars Conference in Puerto Rico by Linda María Rodríguez Guglielmoni, where attendance was high, with 2,300 people.
  • Helen Pyne Timothy shares information about the upcoming Eighth International Conference in Martinique. Meredith Gadsby introduces Myriam J. A. Chancy as the new Vice President and encourages members to run for office. Carole Boyce Davies writes a tribute to Beryl Gilroy and a message highlighting the importance of leadership and service for advancing the field. There is also a MaComère update, a budget report from Tanya R. Saunders, and an interview by Opal Palmer requesting feedback from conference attendees Suzette Spencer and Eunice Tate.
  • Messages from Meredith Gadsby and Opal Palmer Adisa, greeting members and introducing the new vice president of the association, Evelyn Hawthorne. An update and table of contents of the 2001 MaComère issue, treasurer’s report, and promotion of the 8th International Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars Conference organized by le GRELCA and le CELCA, two research centers from l’Université des Antilles et de la Guyane (UAG), in Martinique.
  • An account from Opal Palmer Adisa, Helen Pyne Timothy, and Odile Ferly on the success and struggles, particularly with translations and participants attendance, of the ACWWS’ Eighth International Conference in Martinique. Short messages from Meredith Gadsby (secretary) about improving the ACWWS website and Tanya Saunders (treasurer) finance report. The newsletter also features writers’ works, members’ accomplishments, conferences and calls for papers, promotion of the next ACWWS Conference in the Dominican Republic, and thank you message from the editor, Geta Leseur.
  • A message from Evelyn Hawthorne introducing the goals and plans for the 9th ACWWS International Conference in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, new MaComère editors, and requesting members to volunteer by serving on the executive board. A statement from Opal Palmer Adisa calling for members' participation. The newsletter also highlights the board vacancies to fill, the renewal process of ACWWS' membership, the treasurer's report, recent works by scholars and writers, and the call for papers and travel information for the 9th ACWWS conference.
  • This newsletter features a welcome message and goals from Donna Aza Weir-Soley, the new ACWWS executive board and outgoing board tribute, the archival project, the 2021 virtual conference (promotion, scholarly panels, creative roundtable, and Renshi poetry), new books from Peepal Tree Press, excerpts from works by Carol Boyce- Davies and Joan Andrea Hutchinson. Bronty Liverpool Williams also highlights the volcanic eruption in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Beaudaline Pierre notes Haiti’s presidential assassination and more. The newsletter ends with Angelique V. Nixon’s piece celebrating the 10th year of the edited collection Caribbean Erotic.
  • Messages from Donna Aza Weir-Soley on solidarity amidst Roe V. Wade overturned in the United States, and Carol Bailey on ACWWS hosting writing workshops. Michael Grafals highlights excerpts from Selwyn Cudjoe’s edited volume on Caribbean Women Writers: Essays from the First International Conference. Additional pieces cover gender-based violence, identity concerns, LGBTQ youth, the garbage Hill of Riverton City in Jamaica, reproductive health disparities, and Cape Coast Castle visits in Ghana. There is a new member spotlight, Jallicia Jolly, and announcements, a graduate student essay contest, Timmia Hearn DeRoy winner, new books, and MaComère.